The search warrant affidavit is almost certainly marked counsel only. The defendant's lawyer can share the contents of it with the defendant but cannot actually give the defendant a copy. The defendant should ask to speak with his or her attorney regarding the contents of the affidavit.
Most court websites have docket search features which allow you to search for cases by party name. The federal courts have a service called PACER which allows you to do so for all federal courts as well.
You are permitted to use proportionate force to defend yourself. It all comes down to reasonableness. Is it reasonable to shoot a person for slapping you in the face? No. That's not self-defense. Does it matter if your attacker has an injury like you say? Yes, to some extent that will inform...Read more »
He does it all day all night. Has MM card so police won't do anything. But in Ohio it's against law to smoke MM or burn it. We talked to him he said he will do whatever he wants. It makes my grandkids sick too. What do we do
Have you spoken to the landlord? Drug use is a reason a tenant can be evicted and landlords generally do not like it because they can actually be criminally liable for permitting drug abuse once it is brought to their attention.
I asked my attorney to file a motion for a suppression hearing before the deadline for Pretrial motions. I realized after the deadline that the motion was never filed. When I asked my attorney why it was not filed I was told he was under the impression I wanted to take a plea deal which I never... Read more »
PV WARRANT DISMISSAL - MOTION AND ENTRY TERMINATING COMMUNITY CONTROL SANCTIONS - AGE OF WARRANT This matter is before the Court on oral motion of Community Control to terminate the previously imposed sanction of community control. Court finds the Offender has not absconded or otherwise absents... Read more »
Senate Bill 215 enacted 6/13/22 allows for "permitless" ccw. There are restrictions and I advise you to research under ORC 2923.12 to make sure you qualify. Your issue may fall under the civil liability section if someone questioned you. There are also restrictions on the types of...Read more »
I don’t know what it means to “be on colors” in Kentucky, and I am not an attorney in Ohio, however cannabis possession in Ohio is unlawful whether in public or your home—possession of under 100 grams remains a misdemeanor. See, generally, https://norml.org/laws/ohio-penalties-2/
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. By now, you may have already done so, but this is something to be discussed with a defense attorney. In terms of the personal injury element of breaking your leg, if it was related to the reckless driving charge and...Read more »
Generally, in these cases, I advise my clients to call the local police for the area where the condo is located (for example, Strongsville PD or Cleveland PD 2nd District). Tell them that you want to get some stuff out of the house. They'll dispatch officers who will knock on the door, ask...Read more »
It sounds like the case is still in the pre trial phase so an appeal would be untimely. The basic timeline is arraignment, pre-trials (discovery and negotiations), either plea or trial, sentencing, and then appeal.
Found delinquent at 15 in Ohio for domestic violence due to an altercation with my brother. Will this prevent me from being able to apply for a Concealed Carry (CCW) license? Is this something that is ever expunged, being a juvenile record and occurring 16 years ago?
I let my friend borrow my car for a couple days, and they ended up letting someone else use it and that person didn't have a liscence so my car got towed and my friend well ex friend didn't bother telling me till 3 days after it got towed
In Franklin County typically the City Prosecutor’s Office will object to a warrant being set aside for a Domestic Violence and companion Assault Case. The Judges typically won’t set the warrant aside. The defendant typically has to turn him/herself into the jail, be slated, fingerprinted and...Read more »
It’s not automatic, especially since the statute authorizes the judges to change the concurrent supervision rules more or less as they see fit. I would start with a conversation with the two probation officers before going to the court.
The criminal statute uses past-tense verbs (was involved) and (discharged duties) therefore, in order to gain a lawful conviction the State must prove the prior conviction in the underlying offense. House Bill 88 made this clear by setting forth the distinguishing characteristics of the criminal... Read more »
My bf was stopped after selling to a informant. Turned out what he sold them was water so they dropped the charge however during the stop he was found to have a small amount of meth on him .can they still charge him with it even though without the controlled buy they had no pretense to have pulled... Read more »
They could probably still charge him with the meth. When police are investigating one potential crime and come across evidence of another, they can run with it. Although it turned out no drug transaction had taken place, there was likely enough PC for the stop. If they have communications setting...Read more »
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